Top News: High School Rape Allegation, Wegmans Breaking Records and the Gun Legislation Debate

Patch brings you the top headlines of the week from Howard County.

Suspected Door Kick-in Burglars Held Without Bond

The two suspects in a string of door kick-in burglaries were arrested in Florida, after skipping a bail hearing in November.

Principal Evaluating Safety Procedures at Wilde Lake High

James LeMon said the school is continuing to improve safety procedures at the school after an alleged rape occurred inside the school on Monday.

Kindergarten Registration Begins in Elkridge

Is it time for kindergarten next year? Here’s how to get registered.

Columbia Resident Named National Weather Service Director

Louis W. Uccellini will be the 16th director of the National Weather Service.

Police Seek to Limit Ellicott City Burglaries

In a neighborhood where burglaries have risen in the past year, a police captain talks about the investigation and safety.

Police: Wilde Lake High Rape Occurred in Choir Room

Police provided a more detailed outline in court documents of what they said happened at Wilde Lake High School earlier this week.

Opponents of Gun Legislation Flock to Ellicott City Hearing

The Howard County Delegation's public hearing was dedicated, almost entirely, to testimony about newly proposed gun laws.

CVS Planning to Build Store in Wilde Lake

Village Center redevelopment plans move forward with a new CVS building.

Valentine's Day Gifts to Buy in Elkridge

Find out where to find flowers, chocolates and romantic places for Valentine’s Day 2013.

Wendy Webster, store manager of Wegmans Columbia discussed the store's first months of business.

Howard County Goes to the Super Bowl

Kimberly Hildebrand shares her pictures from New Orleans, where the Baltimore Ravens beat the San Francisco 49ers in Super Bowl XLVII.

Columbia Man Pleads Guilty to Manslaughter for 2012 Crash

The man's blood tested positive for prescription medication at the time of the accident.

Report: Ulman Locked out of Superdome

Howard County Executive Ken Ulman was reportedly locked out of the Super Bowl during the power outage at the Superdome.

Police: Caregiver Arrested after Video Surfaces of Her Allegedly Beating Disabled Man in Columbia

A video shows a woman, identified as Everett, beating a man at a group home for disabled individuals in Columbia.



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